Subscribe to District Administration
Web replica of the print magazine.
In Placentia-Yorba Linda USD in Orange County, California, there is a great amount of socioeconomic diversity among the district’s 26,000 students. “We have elementary schools where every student has his […]
Districts today are often making do with very lean maintenance staffs. One California district, for example, employs only 26 maintenance technicians to service over 500 buildings. In these all-too-common situations, […]
Education advocacy group ASCD is calling for a two-year moratorium on using standardized test results for teacher or school evaluations. The move represents a growing push nationally to cut back […]
Ohio Department of Public Safety Director John Born helped create a statewide anonymous tip line for schools that allows students to identify potential threats, such as a student planning to […]
We all want our children to succeed in life after school in profitable, rewarding careers, but Vince Bertram believes our education system falls far short of preparing them to pursue […]
Companies that collect student data would be barred from using or selling it for anything other than educational purposes, under a law proposed in January by President Barack Obama. Called […]
A restorative justice program that focuses less on suspensions and more on students making amends for disruptive behavior is gaining traction in Oakland USD, and will be implemented in all […]
Today’s students may be skilled at texting and social media, but many are unable to perform online research and distinguish accurate information on the web, according to a new study. […]
Districts including Los Angeles USD and Dallas ISD will expand after-school supper programs this year, responding to the growing number of students who don’t get an evening meal at home. […]
California’s La Habra City School District, under the leadership of Superintendent Susan Belenardo, motivates its students to get up and moving with several wellness programs that are part of a […]
With the national trend of institutional achievement being measured by the number of graduates who go on to the next level of college or career, Harrison School District Two (HSD2) […]
Arizona and North Dakota in January became the first two states requiring high school graduates to take a U.S. citizenship exam. Legislators in 14 others states recently introduced similar initiatives […]
A magnet program in the booming field of computer game design draws career-focused high school students from across Florida’s sprawling Hillsborough County school system. Middleton Magnet High School houses four […]
For the third year in a row, both Republican and Democratic policymakers are making significant investments in state-funded preschool programs, according to a January analysis of 2014-15 appropriations from the […]
As the U.S. Department of Education combs through the public comments received on its proposed federal regulations for teacher preparation programs, citizens must waitÑprobably until late summerÑto learn the fate […]
Princeton City Schools in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area has the fifth-largest complex in the state, a 555,000-square-foot education center housing a middle school, high school and community center that will […]
Teach students math procedures if you want them to solve equations. Instill a deep conceptual understanding of mathematics and get them thinking like mathematicians, and you’ve prepared your students to […]
You think math and English have high standards? Try the arts. The National Core Arts Standardswere released in October. They update the initial standards released in 1994, which included instructional […]
Forgot your password?
Lost your password? Please enter your email address. You will receive mail with link to set new password.
Back to login